I’m a list person. I have a list for every single thing in my life from a to-do list, a list of books that I want to read, a running shopping list, and in the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing different k-entertainment lists that I’ve been keeping track of. You’ll be seeing my top 5 lists of stuff like my current celebrity crushes, my favorite k-drama female protagonists, my favorite k-drama male protagonists, my to-be-watched k-dramas, and you know, stuff like that.
This week’s Wednesday Five will feature the five k-drama male characters that I want to be besties with. These are male characters that will round up my bestie squad quite nicely, I think.
1. Jo Eun Seob from The King: Eternal Monarch
I can’t remember much about this drama, which sucks because it’s a Kim Go Eun drama but you know what I do remember? Jo Eun Seob. I remember how much I loved him. In every single scene, he was such a delight. No matter which world he was in, he stole the show. Every single time. I would have the best time with him. We would laugh so much and I know that he would have my back no matter what cause he was loyal to the soil. He’d make a great bestie and I would never forget to tell him how handsome he is, haha.
2. Ryu Dong Ryong from Reply 1988
Life would be so much fun with Ryu Dong Ryong as your best friend. He’s one of the funniest characters I’ve ever watched but more than how silly he is, there were moments in Reply 1988 where he was also very insightful and gave some of the best advice to his friends. He was loyal and an all around fun character so why wouldn’t I want to be his best friend? He can also sing the hell out of Stevie Wonder’s I Just Called to Say I Love You.
3. Kim Ju Meok from Crash Landing On You
Kim Ju Meok from Crash Landing on You is me. We would be such great friends. We already have so much in common. We love South Korean dramas and we rope everything in our lives to a Korean Drama plot point and when he meets his K-Drama favorite actress?? I about died because he is all of us. I want to be his bestie because we’d spend our days eating jjajangmyeon, watching k-dramas and spinning wild conspiracy theories about our favorite dramas. It would be great!
4. Lee Sang Sik from Gaus Electronics
This guy is a riot. He’s also extremely unlucky and I want to befriend his ol’ goofy ass all the same. He’s such an optimistic person, and the way that he kept pissing everyone at the office off with his personality and the way that he’s a bit of an airhead would round out my friendship circle for the better. I would love to tease him about his love story with Cha Na Rae and it would be a whole lot of fun to hang out with him, Na Rae, and Aziz.
5. Woo Gwang Nam from Love in Contract
Gwang Nam’s a great best friend to Sang Eun that I know that we would be great besties as well. I’m pretty mean in real life so I would slay all of his dragons for him while he beats everyone up for me because he’s a jiu jitsu teacher. Everyone needs a champion in their lives just like Gwang Nam. I would slay all of his dragons because he is precious. So yeah, we need to be besties.